Read Barack Obama's Statement on the Killing of George Floyd: "This Shouldn't Be 'Normal'"

Barack Obama has released a statement on the death of George Floyd following widespread protests across the nation. Floyd was killed in Minneapolis on May 25 when police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for seven minutes even as he said he couldn’t breathe. On May 29, Chauvin was arrested and charged with third-degree murder. In his response, the […]

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2nd officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident

Two Chicago police officers have now been relieved of their duties as officials investigate an arrest that was caught on camera and showed one of them slamming a man to the ground. Interested in Chicago? The Civilian Office of Police Accountability opened an investigation into the Nov. 28 incident last week and recommended that the officer who was seen throwing […]

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New York City dumping homeless to New Jersey to live in decrepit buildings: Lawsuit

A program designed to help curb homelessness in New York City has turned Newark, New Jersey, and surrounding area into a dumping ground for needy families, according to a new lawsuit. People who had been in shelters are being placed in uninhabitable or illegal apartments, some with no heat or electricity, some with crumbling ceilings and floors, the suit, filed […]

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Bread man delivers heroics to foil armed robbery at fast-food restaurant

He was supposed to be making an early morning bread delivery, but truck driver Joseph Chilton delivered some heroics instead when he stumbled upon an armed robbery in progress at a Georgia fast-food restaurant, authorities said. Interested in Good News? Trouble was already underway when Chilton arrived at a Hardee’s restaurant in the Atlanta suburb of Ellenwood about 6:30 a.m. […]

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16-year-old girl collected multiple knives for attack on predominately black church

A 16-year-old girl who is accused of planning to murder members of a predominantly black church went to “great lengths” to plan the attack, police said. The girl, who was not identified because she is a minor, collected multiple knives, such as kitchen and butcher knives, before she was arrested and charged for the alleged plot at Bethel African Methodist […]

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Friend offers bombshell testimony at fiance murder trial

At the trial of a Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee, the defendant’s close friend took the stand on Friday, bringing bombshell testimony about alleged behavior before and after his fiancee vanished. Prosecutors allege that Patrick Frazee attacked Kelsey Berreth with a baseball bat at her Woodland Park, Colorado, home on Thanksgiving Day 2018 while the couple’s 1-year-old daughter, […]

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Woman accused of embezzling tens of thousands from 75-year-old Camp Fire victim

An Oklahoma woman is accused of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars in insurance money from an elderly Camp Fire survivor whose home was destroyed in the deadly wildfire, officials said. Interested in Wildfires? Brenda Rose Asbury, 29, of Tulsa, embezzled $63,100 from a 75-year-old person who was meant to collect the money as part of an insurance settlement after […]

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5 charged in alcohol poisoning death of UC Irvine fraternity brother

Five young men have been charged in connection with the death of their fraternity brother, who succumbed to alcohol poisoning after a booze-soaked party earlier this year. Interested in Hazing? Zavier Larenz Brown, 21, Jonathan Anephi Vu, 22, Mohamed Ibragim Kharaev, 21, Caleb Gavin Valleroy, 20, and Jonathan Gabriel Villicana, 21, were all members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity […]

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